The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West / Manchester
Rank 107 55 48
Rank change year-on-year -52 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 100 144 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.57% 4.32% 5.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.60% 13.95% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 85 129 188
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £50,000 £47,150
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1316 1032 1273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.85% 30.94% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 891 1094
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport 0 9 £32,250 -7.85% 1
Oldham - 5 £35,000 - 1
Sale - 5 £27,500 - 1
Altrincham - 4 - - 1
Bolton -13 2 £38,750 +23.01%
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 234 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 175 (74.79%) SQL
3 139 (59.40%) .NET
4 125 (53.42%) C#
5 122 (52.14%) Microsoft
6 97 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
7 94 (40.17%) ASP.NET
8 80 (34.19%) MVC
8 80 (34.19%) T-SQL
9 76 (32.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 65 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 59 (25.21%) jQuery
11 59 (25.21%) Business Intelligence
12 58 (24.79%) HTML
13 55 (23.50%) Web Services
14 53 (22.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 51 (21.79%) MS Excel
16 50 (21.37%) .NET Framework
17 49 (20.94%) XML
18 48 (20.51%) CSS
19 47 (20.09%) Visual Studio
19 47 (20.09%) SQL Server 2005
20 46 (19.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 45 (19.23%) Ajax
22 44 (18.80%) Data Warehouse
23 43 (18.38%) WCF
24 41 (17.52%) JavaScript
25 40 (17.09%) Windows
26 37 (15.81%) iPad
26 37 (15.81%) Web Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.13%) IIS
3 8 (3.42%) CMS
4 7 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.56%) EPiServer
5 6 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.56%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.71%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (21.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.42%) SaaS
4 7 (2.99%) IaaS
4 7 (2.99%) PaaS
5 6 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.56%) GitHub
5 6 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.13%) SAN
2 9 (3.85%) DNS
2 9 (3.85%) Firewall
3 7 (2.99%) LAN
3 7 (2.99%) NAS
3 7 (2.99%) WAN
3 7 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (2.56%) Internet
4 6 (2.56%) VPN
5 3 (1.28%) DHCP
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.43%) GPRS
6 1 (0.43%) GSM
6 1 (0.43%) Network Security
6 1 (0.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (32.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (20.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 46 (19.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 44 (18.80%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (13.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (9.40%) SQL Server 2016
9 19 (8.12%) MySQL
9 19 (8.12%) SQL Server 2014
10 18 (7.69%) Hadoop
11 17 (7.26%) MS Access
11 17 (7.26%) SQL Server 2000
12 16 (6.84%) Big Data
13 11 (4.70%) NoSQL
14 9 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (2.99%) OLTP
17 6 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
17 6 (2.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 47 (20.09%) Visual Studio
2 29 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.98%) NUnit
5 12 (5.13%) Subversion
6 11 (4.70%) JIRA
7 8 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (3.42%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.14%) Moq
9 4 (1.71%) Selenium
9 4 (1.71%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.85%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.85%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.43%) Maven
General
1 33 (14.10%) Finance
2 23 (9.83%) Legal
3 12 (5.13%) Games
4 7 (2.99%) Multimedia
5 6 (2.56%) Marketing
6 4 (1.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 168 (71.79%) Developer
2 86 (36.75%) .NET Developer
3 49 (20.94%) C# Developer
4 44 (18.80%) ASP.NET Developer
5 39 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 38 (16.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (16.24%) SQL Developer
7 29 (12.39%) DBA
7 29 (12.39%) SQL DBA
8 22 (9.40%) Senior .NET Developer
9 20 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 20 (8.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 17 (7.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 17 (7.26%) Senior C# Developer
12 16 (6.84%) Junior
12 16 (6.84%) Junior Developer
13 14 (5.98%) Web Developer
14 13 (5.56%) Junior .NET Developer
15 12 (5.13%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (59.40%) .NET
2 94 (40.17%) ASP.NET
3 59 (25.21%) jQuery
4 58 (24.79%) HTML
5 55 (23.50%) Web Services
6 53 (22.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (21.37%) .NET Framework
8 49 (20.94%) XML
9 48 (20.51%) CSS
10 45 (19.23%) Ajax
11 43 (18.38%) WCF
12 27 (11.54%) JSON
13 20 (8.55%) Entity Framework
14 17 (7.26%) AngularJS
14 17 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (7.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (6.84%) XSLT
16 12 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 12 (5.13%) HTML5
17 11 (4.70%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.81%) iPad
2 18 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.27%) Clustering
6 7 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.71%) Replication
8 3 (1.28%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.43%) EMV
10 1 (0.43%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.09%) Windows
2 11 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.14%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (0.85%) Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.43%) Unix
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (34.19%) MVC
3 59 (25.21%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (15.81%) Web Development
5 32 (13.68%) DevOps
6 30 (12.82%) ETL
6 30 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
7 29 (12.39%) Software Engineering
8 21 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (8.12%) ITIL
9 19 (8.12%) Web Application Development
10 18 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 18 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 18 (7.69%) TDD
11 17 (7.26%) Problem Management
12 16 (6.84%) Data Modelling
12 16 (6.84%) Scrum
13 13 (5.56%) CRM
13 13 (5.56%) Data Protection
14 12 (5.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 175 (74.79%) SQL
2 125 (53.42%) C#
3 80 (34.19%) T-SQL
4 41 (17.52%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.41%) VB.NET
6 11 (4.70%) VBA
7 9 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.85%) Java
9 1 (0.43%) C
9 1 (0.43%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.43%) Ruby
9 1 (0.43%) VB
9 1 (0.43%) VB6
9 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (9.83%) Degree
2 18 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.70%) MCSE
4 10 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.27%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.99%) MCSA
6 5 (2.14%) NCIE
6 5 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.98%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.85%) QA
3 7 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.99%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (6.41%) Active Directory
1 15 (6.41%) Hyper-V
2 10 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.56%) VMware ESX
3 6 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (2.56%) vSphere
4 5 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.85%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.43%) Docker
6 1 (0.43%) KVM
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (2.56%) SCOM
2 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (2.14%) SCDPM
3 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.28%) SCCM
4 2 (0.85%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) Ansible
5 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Sentry
5 1 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 122 (52.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.84%) VMware
3 11 (4.70%) PayPal
4 8 (3.42%) Oracle
5 7 (2.99%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.56%) NetApp
7 5 (2.14%) EqualLogic
8 4 (1.71%) Cognos
8 4 (1.71%) IBM
9 3 (1.28%) HP
9 3 (1.28%) Tableau
10 2 (0.85%) IDERA
10 2 (0.85%) RedGate
10 2 (0.85%) Symantec
11 1 (0.43%) Cisco
11 1 (0.43%) Dell
11 1 (0.43%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.43%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.43%) Pega
11 1 (0.43%) Sophos
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 8% pension, 27 days annual leave plus BH
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Flexi time + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum upto 35K + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Oldham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago